Gender-based Violence

Strengthening implementation of gender-based violence policies in Bolivia: Analysis and Implementation Advocacy in the Avances de Paz Project

Gender-based violence (GBV) is increasingly recognized as both a public health and human rights issue that affects the majority of the world’s women. Bolivia has a long history of high prevalence of GBV—particularly intimate partner violence. Although the country has long carried out advocacy for legal and policy measures to […] Continue reading

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Ejerciendo ciudadanía: guía metodológica de incidencia política en violencia basada en género

Necesitamos orientar -de manera coordinada con el Estado y los organismos internacionales- los esfuerzos por prevenir la violencia basada en género tomando en cuenta a hombres y mujeres de todas las edades como población prioritaria, por hacer accesible la atención a la VBG y los programas de prevención, por crear […] Continue reading

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Gender-Based Violence and Family Planning Services in Bolivia: A Review of the Evidence through the Lens of the Demographic Health Survey and the Health Policy Initiative Avances de Paz Project

The purpose of this assessment is to ascertain whether GBV presents a barrier to the demand/use of FP/RH services and to explore whether stand-alone GBV interventions such as Avances de Paz have the potential to increase uptake of FP/RH services by addressing the common root causes of GBV and low […] Continue reading

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Gender-based Violence Training and Technical Assistance Report

Over the last five years the Peruvian government has made a significant commitment and investment in developing the legal, regulatory, and policy frameworks necessary to prevent and respond to genderbased violence. There have also been many small scale NGO and government initiatives to address the issue in different parts of […] Continue reading

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Strategic Framework for the Prevention of and Response to Gender-based Violence in Eastern, Southern and Central Africa

Gender-based violence (GBV) is emerging as a serious global health, human rights, and development issue. It is a symptom of underlying gender inequalities and power imbalances, and it is a worldwide phenomenon—one that transcends the bounds of geography, race, culture, class, and religion, touching virtually every community in every corner […] Continue reading

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